In Astrology, Ceres represents nurturing and parenting.
In the natal chart, Ceres shows how we nurture ourselves and others. Depending on the placement, Ceres can indicate a major life focus on taking care of others.
For example, a third house Ceres may mean you nurture, and receive nurturing, through communication. You need to talk out your feelings, and others feel you are a good and caring listener. To read more about your natal Ceres, click here.
In synastry, it shows nurturing and supportive energy between the couple. Let’s take a deeper look at how Ceres interacts with points and planets in synastry.
Harmonious aspects between Sun and Ceres indicate a loving and nurturing bond between the two of you.
The Ceres person is very supportive of the Sun person, and the Sun person feels nurtured and valued by the Ceres person. The Sun person may feel the Ceres person acts like a parental figure in their life.
Harsh aspects between Sun and Ceres indicates the Sun person’s ego does not jive with the way Ceres offers nurturing and support. For example, a Virgo Sun might want to be quiet when they are upset, but a Ceres in Gemini will want to talk it out. Virgo will appreciate Ceres’ concern, but might not appreciate the way Ceres wants to communicate about that issue.
Harmonious aspects between Moon and Ceres is a wonderful connection. Ceres is much like the Moon as it is, so this connection will bring a ton of emotional bonding and nurturing in this relationship.
The Moon appreciates the Ceres persons’ giving and nurturing nature, and the Ceres person will feel appreciated and valued. These two will share a tight emotional bond and will love caring for one another.
Harsh aspects between Ceres and Moon indicate a difference in emotional natures. There may be misunderstandings and hurt feelings between the two. The Moon person will not appreciate the way Ceres nurtures them. The Ceres person will feel unappreciated by the Moon person.
Harmonious aspects between Mercury and Ceres increases mental compatibility between the partners. The two of them will have many healing conversations. Ceres will be an excellent listener for the Mercury person.
Harsh aspects between Ceres and Mercury indicates possible hurt feelings and arguments. The Mercury person will feel the Ceres person does not understand them, and the Ceres person will feel unappreciated and offended at Mercury’s strong words.
Harmonious aspects between Venus and Ceres indicate a loving and nurturing relationship. Venus will appreciate Ceres’ nurturing support, and Ceres will feel valued and adored by the Venus person. The Ceres person will like taking care of the Venus person, and the Venus person will reward the Ceres person for this.
Harsh aspects between Ceres and Venus indicates possible hurt feelings and arguments. The Venus person will feel the Ceres person does not understand them, and the Ceres person will feel unappreciated and offended at Venus’ lack of appreciation for them. The Ceres person may feel the Venus person takes them for granted.
Harmonious aspects between Mars and Ceres indicates a strong compatibility. The Mars person will energize the Ceres person’s desire to nurture and support.
The Mars person will feel supported in their goals and efforts by the Ceres person. The Ceres person will provide a loving and secure base for the Mars person.
Harsh aspects between Ceres and Mars indicates hurt feelings and fights. The Ceres person might find the Mars person very selfish and rude, while the Mars person might find the Ceres person overly sensitive.
Harmonious aspects between Jupiter and Ceres indicates a joyful and caring relationship. The Jupiter person will expand Ceres’ desire to nurture and support the Jupiter person. The Ceres person will feel loved and appreciated by the generosity and expansiveness of Jupiter.
Harsh aspects between Ceres and Jupiter can cause issues in the relationship. The Jupiter person might want more than the Ceres person can give. There also may be philosophical differences between the two which block Ceres’ ability to provide nurturing in the relationship.
Harmonious aspects between Saturn and Ceres increase the responsibility the couple has to one another. Ceres will feel committed and responsible for taking care of the Saturn person.
The Saturn person will provide stability to the Ceres person. The two of them will feel responsible for one another.
Harsh aspects between Ceres and Saturn indicates a difficult connection. The Ceres person may feel blocked from nurturing and taking care of the Saturn person. The Saturn person may feel like a burden to the Ceres person.
Ceres conjunct the North Node indicates a very profound relationship. The Ceres person will be encouraged to live up to their fullest potential by the Node person.
The North Node person will forge a path for the Ceres person to be able to nurture and take care of others. The Ceres will progress a lot as a result of this relationship.
Ceres conjunct the South Node indicates a comfortable relationship. The Ceres person and the Node person feel a deep familiarity and comfort with one another. In a past life.
The Ceres person likely took care of the Node person, but there is unfinished business between the two. The Ceres person may eventually feel drained by the Node person.
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